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clemson tigers are just hours away from taking on oklahoma in the orange bowl.we're live in florida with a preview 3 good morning.... it's thursday, december 31.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-
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50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3 we're watching:i-85 business north@ exit 4 4 3 3 here's a live look at the c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 clemson fans.. the big day is
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from the tigers taking on oklahoma in the orange bowl... 3 sports director aaron cheslock joins us live in fort lauderdale with a first look at the matchup... and aaron, it's been a much needed break for clemson players right? 3 yeah, maybe the most remarkable thing about the tigers undefeated season so far is the fact they played 10 straight games to clinch their spot in the cfp... cfp... 3 after a few practices down here in south florida the tigers say they finally have
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the defense certainly showing it in the last couple games... giving up 27 or more in three of their last four games... they'll be taking another high- powered offense later this afternoon in o-u... a team that's scored 50 or more in five of their last seven matchups... but head coach dabo swinney says after watching his team this week.. they're revamped... ready to roll.. 3 "i think we're really really healthy were in great shape physically. we're gonna be a fast football team, i like where we are as far as our injury report. but i can't really quantify it. i know we played ten straight games, and that just you kind of go. you don't really worry about it. you just geteady for the next game and you do the best you can. but it certainly has been great having some time off, these guys getting their legs and i think we've practiced really smart, the guys feel good about the plan, now we've just got to go execute it." it."3 got to go execute it."
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it."3 the tigers will however be without wideout deon cain... 1-of-3 players suspended for the rest of the season for viololing team rules... 3 now most expect this game to turn into a shootout.. which puts a lot of pressure on both quarterbacks... deshaun watson and baker mayfield... coming up we'll take a look at the showdown between the two signal callers... tag out.. out.. 3 3 fox carolina will have continuing orange bowl coverage later today...you can follow us on facebook and twitter for the latest updates. and aaron will have a full wrap up of the game tonight at 10. 3 3 bill cosby -- once t-v's most beloved dad -- is out on a million dollar bond this morning after being charged with a sex crime. crime.cosby was charged on wednesday in pennsylvania with a felony count of aggravated
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incident happened in 2004.the case marks the first time cosby has been charged with sexual misconduct despite years of allegations by dozens of women. he has denied all of those claims. 3 the mother of of the so-called "affluenza teen" is back in the u-s this morning. morning."tonya couch" was flown from mexico into l-a this mororng and taken away by u-s marshals at the airport. her son -- ethan -- is still in mexico at an immigration office after a judge granted him a delayed deportation. the mother and son fled across the border from texas, where ethan is on probation for a drunken driving crash that killed 4 people in 2013.he used "affluenza" as a defense in that case. 3 3 happening now.. the midwest is dealing with dangerous flooding. in missouri -- they are using sandbags to keep lanes open on interstate-55. rivers in the area also experiences historic flooding. the u-u-army corps of engineers says flooded water
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area. 3 in the upstate this morning many in greenwood are feeling the impact of all the rain we've seen. seen.emergency management workers says at least six families were evacuated from their homes in the wilson creek mobile home park-- roads were washed out and some cars submerged under water. the u-s 25 bypass at burgess drive was closed because of flooding. and in 96 a man and two passengers were swept away in their car on paysinger road and had to be rescued by firefighters.both the phoenix and 96 fire departments responded to that rescue and all three people are okay. the red cross set up a shelter for those who had to leave home. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning
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60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 3 now let's send it over to the
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3 we're watching: i-85 bus north @ exit 4 4 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 let's check in with ashley-- ashley-- 3 if your kids can't stay up till midnight.. there's a chance for them to ring in the new year before the sun goes down.we're live at the bon secours wellness arena with all the details. 3 here's a live look over ab tech in asheville-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look over i- 85 in greenville 3 3 covering our counties-- cherokee county firefighters are investigating after a cabin caught fire wednesday night.
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house on "quarter round road" around 10:30. 10:30.a chief from the "goucher white plains" fire department tells us the cabin was abandoned, and no one was hurt.it's still not clear how the fire started. 3 we're hearing from a mother who is searching for answers-- after her son was shot in greenville county over christmas weekend. 3 3 trella hill's son marquavious mcgrath was shot christmas night while out with friends and family in greenville.she says her son tried to get away from fighting that spilled out of a club and into a nearby waffle house-hill's son was shot in his neck but remarkably survived. 3 3 3 it was shocking. that's my son. i have a daughter. i'm so attached to them, and if something happens to them, it happens to me megreenlle police are investigating what happened- anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers at 23-crime. 3 3 later today .. around a million people are expected to fill the streets of new york city to ring in the new year. the annual celebration in times square will include
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and carrie underwood.security will also be tight.around six thousand nypd officers will be on the streets.. including members of a new counter terrorism unit. 3 there's less than 24 hours left in 2015... but right now there's another countdown happening right... in downtown greenville... 3 ashley minelli is live at the well this morning-- on the ice-- where the count down to "noon year" is kicking off in just a few hours.ashley- what's this all about? 3 chance for kids, families to enjoy new year... without busting bed-times bed-times- kids enjoy skating on the ice- noisemakers to count down "noon" years eve- also the last day to enjoy skating on the big ice 3 $5 kids 6 and under$7 ages 7 and up$3 to rent skates (or bring your own for no rental fee)
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count-down begins at 10 this morning... skating continues until 2 this afternoon 3 3
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3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s.
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begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week. mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s.
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begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: i-85 bus north @ exit 4 4 3 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 now for a look at news you need to know..the highway patrol is looking for the driver who hit a man on white horse road and didn't stop. ronnie follett died early wednesday morning.troopers are looking for a red or maroon suv with damage on the front end or driver's side. 3 anderson police are looking for information after an officer was assaulted last month.police say they arrested two people for making drugs nearby.. and officers believe they are connected to the attack.chief jim stewart is set to release more about this case later today. 3 u-s education secretary arne duncan steps down today.during his final speech in office yesterday.. he called on congress to pass tougher gun laws.duncan has served as
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president obama took office in 2009. 3 the city of edmonton's first ice castle in canada is open to public this morning. morning.it opened up wednesday after two months of construction.the castle was carved and sculpted by hand and now weighs more than 27- thousand tons and stretches over an acre of snow.at night, l-e-d lights embedded in thick ice make the castle glow.the attraction will stay open until it melts. 3 3 it's ______.if there are some words or phrases you hope to never hear in 2016.. you're not alone.coming up.. we'll tell you which words are being banned by one group. 3 here's a live look down in fort lauderdale, florida -- thee morning news on fox
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3 you're watching the mornin3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look along wade hampton boulevard in taylors. 3 a university up north is hoping people will start 2016 with a fresh vocabulary.they are releasing their annual list of words and phrases they say should be banned. banned.here are a few--"break the internet.""presser" (instead of press conference). "manspreading.""vape." "problematic."and "secret
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood
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the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center.
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watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.excitement is building for clemson fans.. as the team is just hours away from hitting the field in the orange bowl.aaron cheslock joins us live from florida with a preview.. after the break. 3 we leave you with a live look at bon secours wellness arena-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning who's the rebel now? no way. yes way! savor a bacon egg cheese biscuit any time you like. eggs, bacon, and melty cheese all on a biscuit with real butter. mcdonald's all day breakfast menu. yeah!
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3 the clemson tigers are just hours away from taking on oklahoma in the orange bowl. we're live in florida with a preview preview 3 if your kids can't stay up till midnight.. there's a chance for them to ring in the new year before the sun goes down.we're live at the bon secours wellness arena with all the details. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, december 31.i'm lauren elise.... here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the
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3 mostly cloudy today 3 with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree,
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this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's a huge day 3 for the clemson tigers.they're
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oklahoma in the orange bowl. bowl.let's bring in sports director aaron cheslock who's been in south florida all week.. and aaron, some big name quarterbacks 3 going head-to-head right? 3 watson versus mayfield... the orange bowl matchup between the tigers and sooners sets up as a shootout... with two of the most prolific passers in the country squaring off.. off.. 3 a showdown between the signal-callers with tigers heisman finalist deshaun watson's coming in as hot as anyone in the country... more than 35-hundred passing yards... more than 800 on the ground... coming off a record breaking acc championship performance... then there's mayfield, who's a duel threat out of the backfield too... leading the o-u offense to the top of the big-12... which is
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just have to look at the statsheet when comparing the two...completion percentage? watsons 3rd, mayfields 7th... passing touchdowns... mayfields 6th, watson's 9th... and total quarterback rating? 3rd to 8th in favor of watson... two of the countries best, the winner goes to the national championship... 3 3 3 "they're very similar in that regard in that they're both great creators with the ball in their hand, but mayfield is, he's a tough guy. i mean he's not a very big guy. but he is strong, especially with his lower body. really difficult to tackle, you see a lot of people that you think have him. but they don't have him. he just extends plays. and you can't cover guys forever." forever."3 "people obviously thought i wasn't good enough to get an invite to new york. so i'm going to go out there and try to be great for our team and try to help them win."
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3 watson of course a heisman finalist. mayfield using that as motivation heading into this one.. and again, we just mentioned the stats.. the o-u quarterbacks got a case... 3 but it's not the only great matchup in this one... in fact we can look forward to a really good one on the outside between clemson corner mackensie alexander and oklahoma wide out sterling shepard... coming up, what alexander said to set social media on fire... epic trash
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3 fox carolina will have continuing orange bowl coverage later today...you can follow us on facebook and twitter for the latest updates. and aaron will have a full wrap up of the game tonight at 10. 3 3 covering our counties--highway patrol and oconee county deputies are investigating a deadly wreck what was discovered three days after it happened. happened.the coroner says the car was found off highway 107 in mountain rest wednesday. investigators believe the victim - janet cason - took
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owner's consent sunday morning. they think the crash happened later that day.cason's father found the wreckage on wednesday by tracking the gps. the coroner says cason wasn't wearing a seatbelt and went down an embankment.an autopsy is planned. 3 a greenville county non-profit says it may take them a while before they can help anyone after their tools and trailer were stolen. stolen.leaders with rebuild upstate says the equipment was taken late tuesday night. rebuild upstate helps elderly, handicapped, and less fortunate families with home repairs.leaders says without their tools and trailer -- they aren't able to work with families anymore.simpsonville police say these kinds of thefts are common this time of year and business and home precautions. 3 3 as we get ready for the big *countdown* to midnight... there's another event on the clock that greenville county kids won't want to miss! 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at the well this morning.. where ashley-
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3 chance for kids, families to enjoy new year... without busting bed-times bed-times3 - kids enjoy skating on the ice - noisemakers to count down "noon" years eve- also the last day to enjoy skating on the big ice 3 $5 kids 6 and under$7 ages 7 and up$3 to rent skates (or bring your own for no rental fee) 3 count-down begins at 10 this morning... skating continues
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.3 3 mostly cloudy today 3 with a slight chance for a
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the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend. 3 ((weather hit))
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traffic 3 center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 here's a live look over wade hampton boulevard in taylors-- you're watching the morning
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live over times square in new york. 3 3 the friend of one of the accused shooters in the san bernardino massacre could spend 50 years behind bars. bars.24 year old enrique marquez junior was indicted wednesday on charges that include conspiring with the killers.marquez is suspected of being connected to syed
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killed 14 people on december second.marquez is currently being held without bail and is expected to be arraigned on january sixth. 3 a florida mom is mourning the loss of her daughter after police say she accidentally shot and killed her. her.investigators say the mother woke up late tuesday and heard foot steps approaching her room quickly. that's when police say the mother fired a single shot -- only to discover it was her 27 year old daughter.the daughter later died at the hospital. police say one person in the home works in law enforcement so they're not releasing the mother. 3 at least 21 people -- including three children are being treated for injuries after a rough emergency landing in canada.the air canada flight was diverted to calgary wednesday because of heavy turbulence -- forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. the boeing 777 was crew members. 3 it looks like one priest in the philippines is trying to use technology to add energy
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sermons.video on facebook shows the hoverboard-riding priest during a christmas eve service.he glides in and out of the rows ... singing and trying to energize the crowd. but not everyone is excited about his hoverborad ride. church leaders issued a statement saying he has been reprimanded... and will be out of the parish for a while. facebook users say he didn't
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with highs in the 50s, and lows
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begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week. mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid-60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend, with
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near freezing. next week begins with sunshine in the 50s on monday and tuesday, but another round of rain could come late-week. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 3 3 traffic:now time for
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3 now time for traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 taking a look at news you need to know..this morning many in greenwood are feeling the impact of all the rain we've seen during the past few days. emergency management workers says at least six families are being helped by the red cross after being force to evacuate. 3 bill cosby's lawyer is promising to fight sexual
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comedian.cosby was charged in pennsylvania wednesday and given a one million dollar bail which he posted.the charges are connected to a 2004 accusation of a former temple university worker. 3 the clemson tigers are just hours away from playing for a spot in the national title game.they take on the oklahoma sooners this afternoon at 4:00 in the orange bowl.we'll have a recap and all the highlights tonight on the ten o'clock news. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 we're back with a live look at sydney, australia.they are minutes away from ringing in the new year.we'll bring that to you live here on the morning news coming up. 3 tonight -- right here on fox -- rapper "pitbull" will ring in the new year with one of the biggest parties around. around.he'll be hosting his "pitbull's new year's revolution" with co-hosts terry crews and talk show host wendy williams.the special will feature performances by prince royce, puff daddy and the family, shawn mendes and more.the fox special will air from miami for a second year in a row. 3 pitbull's new year eve's special will air tonight from 8:00 to 10:00.that will be followed by the ten o'clock news.then after the news, pitbull's new year's revolution will be back on at 11:00 and run until 12:30 in
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can catch all the party right here on fox carolina tonight. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 mostly cloudy today with a slight chance for a morning shower. highs reach the mid- 60s in the upstate and upper 50s in the mountains. a flood warning remains in place for the french broad, enoree, saluda, and broad rivers until this weekend. slow clearing begins this afternoon and lows drop into the 30s and 40s. dry, seasonably cool weather begins the new year and lasts through the weekend.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.devastating floods have hit parts of the midwest.. and the threat of more flooding continues today. we'll show you.. coming up. 3 (wade hampton blvd)be sure to
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morning long.we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock.throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes. minutes.
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news on fox carolina. what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. after people were enjoying truvia in their coffee and everything else... ...sugar would come along and go, "hey, i'm sweet too." "sure, sugar, you're very sweet, but we've already got sweetness minus calorie-ness." it would be kinda awkward. truvia.
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